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Industry

We’re in a new era of productivity, defined by artificial intelligence (AI), automation, and digitization—where companies are looking to transform how they empower their teams to enable new ways of working and how their data and systems interact with each other to unlock new efficiencies. And they want to accomplish these two things while improving their security and compliance posture.

Benefits

Partners play a critical role in enabling customers, with industry specific solutions that solve their unique challenges. Whether you’re building IP or delivering services with Microsoft 365, customers are receptive to industry-relevant solutions that empower people to do their best work, enable new ways of working, and automate low-value work to free their teams to create new value and opportunity.

Grow with managed services

  • Deliver vertical solutions in financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail to take advantage of significant growth opportunities where customers are receptive to industry-specific solutions that help them solve unique challenges.

  • Address industry-specific opportunities in security, compliance, and teamwork by leveraging Microsoft 365.

Industry solutions help you increase your relevance and profitability while differentiating your practice from the competition. In fact, partners who’ve invested in building industry solutions have reported increases in revenue of up to 340 percent and margin uplifts of up to 75 percent.*

*Grant Thornton research study, June 2017.

Differentiate your offerings

  • Help healthcare customers improve patient outcomes and optimize processes in health team collaboration with solutions like Care Coordination, built on Microsoft Teams.

  • Help customers address the need for greater cyber protection with solutions like Security for Financial Services, which provides the core secure, compliant platform for financial services firms to confidently pursue business objectives through zero-trust identity management, endpoint threat protection, and intelligent security across enterprise workloads.

Industry solutions help you increase your relevance and profitability while differentiating your practice from the competition. In fact, partners who’ve invested in building industry solutions have reported increases in revenue of up to 340 percent and margin uplifts of up to 75 percent.*

*Grant Thornton research study, June 2017.

Increase deal size

  • Deliver solutions that serve all employees and bridge the divide between information workers and Firstline Workers.

  • Expand your offering to include Microsoft 365 powered devices and device-management services.

  • Build and resell first-party and third-party applications that extend the Microsoft 365 platform.

Industry solutions help you increase your relevance and profitability while differentiating your practice from the competition. In fact, partners who’ve invested in building industry solutions have reported increases in revenue of up to 340 percent and margin uplifts of up to 75 percent.*

*Grant Thornton research study, June 2017.

Next steps

  1. Familiarize yourself with the industry opportunities outlined in the Forrester Consulting Total Economic Impact studies, and take advantage of the Microsoft 365 practice development resources for Teamwork, Security, Compliance, and Modern Desktop.
  2. Create industry offerings such as Health Team Collaboration solutions.
  3. Engage customers and use the industry-specific, customer-ready assets in the following Resources section.

Industry Partner Showcase

Avanade

From the back office to Frontline doctors and nurses, Avanade helps its clients deliver more effective, efficient, and affordable healthcare. Its Digital Workplace practice uses the secure and regulatory compliant Microsoft toolset to give caregivers access to the information, applications, collaboration, and automation they need to work more effectively—any place, any time, and on their device of choice.

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New Signature

As life expectancy increases and health issues become more complex, patient care must become more connected and focused on preventive, continuous health. Microsoft 365 and Azure are opening up new opportunities to meet these challenges head on and enable Healthcare organisations and professionals to change the way they work. New Signature’s Healthcare Team Collaboration Labs use Microsoft’s latest digital workplace solutions together with prototype use case templates to help healthcare organizations reimagine team communication, collaboration, and connected patient care.

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Rapid Circle

The Incident Reporting solution helps healthcare institutions prioritize, automate, and analyze their current incident reporting process. By using Microsoft Teams as a hub for healthcare teams to collaborate and report incidents, they’re enabled to help professionalize current processes and improve patient handling.

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Slalom

Slalom’s “Jumpstart your productivity with Teams” offering enables health organizations to drive productivity by leveraging Microsoft Teams as the hub for teamwork. The offering takes a user-centric approach to identify appropriate personas and collaboration scenarios and determine dependencies. This offering enables health organizations to roll out Teams in just three days by providing a comprehensive adoption and change management plan, in addition to a roadmap for care collaboration implementation in healthcare scenarios.

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